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Cheese and Rosemary Sables

An ideal recipe for a party canapé, something to have in the cupboard for a little savoury snack or wrapped as a gift for friends and family. They are tangy, crisp, melt in the mouth indulgences (there’s a reason they are one of Serendipity Street’s favourite canapés to make and serve). All you will need […]


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A Perfect Thank You

Here at Serendipity Street we need little excuse to fill the teapot and take a seat for Afternoon Tea. With the Summer finally here, it’s that time of year when the children finish school for the holidays. And what better way to say thank you to their teachers than with an Afternoon tea hamper for […]


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Bonkers About Biscuits?

You can’t beat a good biscuit but here at Serendipity Street are here to tell you… You can! These little beauties are just too irresistible. The Biscuiteers make the most wonderful selection for all occasions – with Mother’s Day and Easter just around the corner, this is definitely the right time to be giving them […]


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And you thought we like tea…

A perfect Norfolk farm wedding, with some absolutely fantastic ideas! A hand made teacup chandelier, tea pot table plan, beautifully packaged tea as wedding favours all clearly suggest that we have met our match with this tea loving couple. Louise and Joe were the most attentive Bride and Groom to their guests: Providing a great selection […]


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Outside Caterer Suffolk

I love my work… It’s funny when people ask what I do and I reply with Wedding Planner and Caterer. “Wow that must be stressful” they answer. Oh no I say our weddings are a dream to do being vintage they are all very laid back and naturally beautiful. And that really is how it […]


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Divine Simnel Cake

This Easter Day cake by Linda Collister, is made from a light fruit-cake mixture with dark chocolate. There is a layer of marzipan in the middle of the cake and another layer on the top after baking. The cake is traditionally decorated with eleven balls of marzipan to represent the Apostles. The chocolate eggs and pretty ribbon […]


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A Seaside Wedding

Last year we were asked to help with the spring wedding of  Julia and Pete at the Thorpeness golf and country club.   Like a lot of brides and myself too, Julia couldn’t decide on her cake! cupcake tower, traditional fruit or  novelty with a quirky twist… Julia had always loved the traditional cakes her […]


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A backyard wedding in London

It’s not often when you get the chance to work with some of your lovely twitter friends. In the summer (yes, I know very bad at blogging lately-but now I have some amazing weddings to show you) so…  I worked with the passionate florist   Clare from love blooms, Laura McCluskey a beautiful photographer, who […]


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Cakes at the Glemham Hall Wedding Show

The last wedding show at Glemham hall, we had the pleasure of being “Tea n Cake Ladies”. Glemham Hall is one of the friendliest venues in Suffolk. Set in 300 Acres this magnificent Georgian estate, has a full size marque and beautiful gardens with amazing modern sculptures. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic wedding. […]


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Glemham Hall Wedding Fair

Tomorrow we’re going to the beautiful venue of Glemham Hall for their wedding fair. There’s going to be a fire in the drawing room and a fully dressed marquee with a host of local suppliers. We’ve been asked to look after the tea’s, which we’re really excited about. We have cream teas, iced biscuits, traditional […]


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Delicious Coffee Cupcakes Recipe

Here is a simple Coffee and Walnut cupcake sponge recipe. 250g unsalted butter 250g brown sugar 4 eggs 250g plain flour 10g baking powder 4 teaspoons instant coffee in a little water 150g walnut pieces Method Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy Add the eggs one at a time, beating in-between each […]


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Shortbread with Candy Centers

In our house we love to bake and this Sunday we crushed up some sweets and made shortbread with a little more flour than usual and hey presto, we couldn’t stop eating these little treats. Please see recipe below, if you dare … Ingredients 4oz or 100gms Butter 4oz or 100gms Sugar 1 Egg, beaten Few […]


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Cake Pops in London

We delivered our first batch of Suffolk’s finest cake pops to a wedding in London at the weekend and wow they tasted good … We have made 100’s over the last couple of months to capture the right texture and now a few pounds heavier! we have a winner. So next time if you’re wanting […]


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Mayor Takes Tea with Serendipity Street

Last Friday we were invited to serve 700 cream teas, for the Royal Wedding celebrations in West London. After setting up our marquee in The Butts, Brentford. Coffee machiene was switched on along with the water heater. 300 Mouthwatering Cupcakes had been made. 400 Fruit, plain and cherry scones along with English strawberry jam and […]


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Happy Mothers Day Vintagestyley

My Mum has had all the homemade things, a girl could ask for, lavender hearts, draft excluder, pictures, jam, chutney, shortbread, apple pies, scones, soap, shea butter cream, plates, jugs, & pot’s even a beach wind breaker. I might be leaving it a little late but I wouldn’t want to break the tradition and not present […]


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Vintage Tea Party

Let’s have a tea party, delicate china teacups with silver teaspoons, a vintage teapot and pretty cake stands laden with the sweetist cakes and home made scones. Clotted cream and strawberry jam in little glass bowls, along with dainty triangles of cucumber sandwiches. Afternoon tea became fashionable when the Duchess of Bedford, Lady Anna Maria Russell. Introduced […]


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It’s Bramley Apple week

Oh yes it is, between 6-13 February is a celebration of the versatility of the world’s best cooking apple. The Bramley Campaign has enlisted the culinary talents and expertise of the BBC’s Great British Menu winner, Mark Hix, to develop some delicious recipes to coincide with Bramley Apple Week. My Mum and Grandma both use […]


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Bake A Cake For Valentines

Bake a cake for valentines and decorate it with love … Here’s the perfect cake recipe to romance your sweetheart, taken from the Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook Red Velvet Cupcakes 60 g unsalted butter, at room temperature 150 g caster sugar 1 egg 10 g cocoa powder 20 ml red food colouring (preferably Dr. Oetker Red […]


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Christmas Cake

Yep, I’m one of those people that makes a Christmas cake every year. It’s not one of my favourite cakes, but I love the thought that Christmas is well on it’s way once the cake has been made. My recipe is a mixture of a Sunday tea loaf, not too rich. The cooked marzipan middle […]


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Sugar Shaker & Shortbreads

Today we made shortbread rounds,  and added vanilla sugar from our sugar shaker. This is really easy to do just pop a vanilla pod into the shaker with caster sugar, leave for a couple of weeks to infuse and then sprinkle away. On strawberrys, porridge, apple pie, popcorn…………. This is the mix we usually use […]


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